How do I hash the password for a keystore? How do I then use the hash to retrieve something from keystore? Similarly, how do I use a hashed password for accessing the database? I have encrypted the ...
How is passphrase for a keystore to be stored? we have all passwords encrypted and the key to encrypt is stored in keystore , so how is the passphrase for the keystore to be stored? in clear text? if ...
I am developing a mobile application wherein I need to implement the 'Remember Me' functionality. There are certain pages within the application which require you to login. What I need to do is, if ...
I don't understand how KeePass key derivation increases the security of the password db at all. First I'll try to explain what I understood from the key derivation described here. I'll use some pseudo ...
I've seen a security question/requirement that a website login return the same error message for invalid password as for non-existent user. The idea being that this it makes it impossible to discover ...
I am writing an open-source Java application for Google App Engine (GAE). The application will let users create content that is intended to be private. I want to provide reasonable assurances that ...
I recently bought a newsreader app for my tablet that connects to Google Reader. To do so, it required my Google account password. Isn't this effectively the same as handling the password to the ...
I would like to implement a "Remember Me" time-limited auto-login type feature on a mobile application (on Android). To start the app, the user must type in a username and password. For convenience, ...
Can anyone provide references for implementing web application self password reset mechanisms properly?
We are implementing self password reset on a web application, and I know how I want to do it (email time limited password reset URL to users pre-registered email address). My problem is that I ...